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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 29,100 jobs in Danville, Illinois in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 32,670 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,100 -100 -300
CPS 32,670 -263 -440

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Danville, Illinois Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Danville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Danville, Illinois

CES employment for Danville peaked in April 2000 at 34,200. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,100 in December 2013, Danville has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 4,826 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a December 2013 low of 32,119, Danville has added 551 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 29,100 -100 32,670 -263
November 2016 29,200 -100 32,933 62
October 2016 29,300 200 32,871 -67
September 2016 29,100 200 32,938 -238
August 2016 28,900 -200 33,176 160
July 2016 29,100 -400 33,016 223
June 2016 29,500 200 32,793 -115
May 2016 29,300 -300 32,908 -44
April 2016 29,600 200 32,952 -52
March 2016 29,400 100 33,004 4
February 2016 29,300 0 33,000 28
January 2016 29,300 -100 32,972 -138